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Andy Rooney brought one of his favorite guitars to our Monday Rotary Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2017-07-24 07:00:00Z 0
Bob Saathoff and Kent Hammond welcome Andy Mooney. Alex Cimochowski 2017-07-24 07:00:00Z 0
Andy Mooney, CEO Fender Guitars, gave a terrific talk about his time with Nike, Disney, and now as CEO of Fender. Alex Cimochowski 2017-07-24 07:00:00Z 0
New Club Member Anne Amagrande (on the left) was introduced by Corporate Member Lizbeth Arteaga. Alex Cimochowski 2017-07-17 07:00:00Z 0
New Club Member Anne Amagrande (on the left) was introduced by Corporate Member Lizbeth Arteaga. Alex Cimochowski 2017-07-17 07:00:00Z 0
Chris West and Charlie Kester welcome Jude LaCava. Alex Cimochowski 2017-07-17 07:00:00Z 0
Jude LaCava from Channel 10 Sports gave a very good overview of all local sports on Monday without any notes or other prompting resources. Alex Cimochowski 2017-07-17 07:00:00Z 0
Posted by Alex Cimochowski
Note: Our Club is enjoying a summer break and meetings will start again on July 17, 2017 at a new meeting site - McCormick Ranch Golf Club Pavilion - located at 7505 E McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ.
 
 
 
Chuck Kim and Chris West moved all our stage items to our new location. Thank you!
New Location for Monday Meetings. Alex Cimochowski 2017-07-12 07:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 11, 2017
 
             Dr. Joe Hegstad
 
Many Rotarians attended Dr. Joe's Services at the Messenger Mortuary on Tuesday.
 
Dr. Joe's Obituary can be found here.
God Bless You Dr. Joe. We all miss you. 2017-07-11 07:00:00Z 0
Thanks and well done - The 2016 - 2017 Board of Directors. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-26 07:00:00Z 0
Thank You Mary for a great Rotary Year! Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-26 07:00:00Z 0
Charlie Kester is installed as our 2016-2017 President. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-26 07:00:00Z 0
Dave Pastor attended the 2017 Rotary Convention in Atlanta representing our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-20 07:00:00Z 0
In spite of the heat warning, members and guests enjoyed our meeting with CAP Board Member Ben Graff on Monday. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-19 07:00:00Z 0
Ben Graff, a Land Use Attorney and CAP Board Member, gave a very interesting talk for water preservation in Arizona. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-19 07:00:00Z 0
Mary Blank congratulates four members who have perfect attendance. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-12 07:00:00Z 0
Alex and Mary welcome Rob Donat to the Club on Monday. 2017-06-12 07:00:00Z 0
Many Rotarians participated in our Monday Meeting this week. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-12 07:00:00Z 0
Rob Donat gave a very interesting talk about his company GPS Insight's founding interspersed with humor from his personal life. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-12 07:00:00Z 0
Even though summer is here, we had a good turnout of Rotarians and guests at our Monday meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-05 07:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell gave an interesting talk covering several police related subjects. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-05 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and friends enjoying themselves at President Mary's "Demotion Party" on Saturday night June 3rd. Alex Cimochowski 2017-06-03 07:00:00Z 0
The Club celebrated Rotary International Global Grants on Monday, May 22nd, with several speakers telling their stories. Alex Cimochowski 2017-05-22 07:00:00Z 0
Alex Cimochowski presented the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award to Wendy Wentz for her continuous outstanding service to our Club. 2017-05-22 07:00:00Z 0
Mike Maurer, District 5510 Assistant Governor and Mary Blank, introduced speaker Rotarian Terry Lubsen to Club members and guests at Monday's meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2017-05-22 07:00:00Z 0
Club members and quite a few guests enjoying themselves and Phil Francis on Monday, May 15th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-05-15 07:00:00Z 0
Phil Francis, former CEO of PetSmart, gave a very interesting talk about his background and business experiences. Alex Cimochowski 2017-05-15 07:00:00Z 0
Jeanette Griswold of Crest Insurance and Ted Hill of Merestone entertained two groups of Scottsdale Rotarians at their facilities on Paul Harris Day. Alex Cimochowski 2017-05-08 07:00:00Z 0
On Youth Day May 1st, our Club announced that $107,000 in scholarships havebeen awarded to deserving students. Alex Cimochowski 2017-05-01 07:00:00Z 0
Everyone had a very good time at the 4th annual Service Above Self Event on Monday evening. Alex Cimochowski 2017-04-25 07:00:00Z 0
Maria Harper-Marinick, Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor, explained that the ten MCC District Colleges serve 200,000 students annually. Alex Cimochowski 2017-04-10 07:00:00Z 0
Many Rotarians were active at our meeting on Monday, April 10th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-04-10 07:00:00Z 0
On Tuesday April 4th, this years Youth Salute winners were selected. Winners will attend the 2017 Leadership Conference in St. Louis, Mo. with all expenses paid. Alex Cimochowski 2017-04-04 07:00:00Z 0
Hot Cars on display at Rotary Park Day - Monday April 3rd. Alex Cimochowski 2017-04-04 07:00:00Z 0
Members enjoying themselves at Rotary Park Day, April 3rd. Alex Cimochowski 2017-04-03 07:00:00Z 0
Hot Dogs & Hot Rods - Monday April 3rd at Scottsdale Rotary Park. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-31 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and guests were quite active asking questions to Kathy Littlefield. Many thanks to Honora for the photos. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-27 07:00:00Z 0
Kathy Littlefield, City of Scottsdale Councilwoman, addressed the Club and guests on Monday, March 27th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-27 07:00:00Z 0
The 5th Avenue Event will be held in conjunction with the Tennis With A Cause tournament on Saturday, April 1st. See the map below. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-25 07:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoyed interviewing high school juniors for a Leadership Conference in St. Louis, Mo. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-23 07:00:00Z 0
Rockies Owner and Boulder Colorado Rotarian, Richard Monfort, addresses the 134 Rotarians and guests on Monday March 20th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-20 07:00:00Z 0
Rockies Owner Richard Monfort welcomes Rotarians and guests to the Rockies/Cubs spring training game. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-20 07:00:00Z 0
President Elect Charlie Kester entertained members and guests as President Mary tended to her son. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-13 07:00:00Z 0
Orme Lewis introduces Tom Forese, AZ State Corporate Commission Chairman, to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-13 07:00:00Z 0
Many visiting guests and Rotarions enjoyed themselves at our Monday Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-06 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarian Tony Siebers shared his experiences as a young military cadet, soldier, policeman, family man and businessman. Alex Cimochowski 2017-03-06 07:00:00Z 0
Posted by Alex Cimochowski on Feb 28, 2017
Rotarian Chuck Kim and one of his associates brought in a GoPro VR 360 degree video camera and shot some "film" of one of our meetings.  Here's a note and a link from Chuck so you can view the video.  Pretty amazing.
 
To use the Youtube link, click on it to open it, click on the play button. Then click and hold your mouse on the screen to look entirely 360 degrees around the room. Move it right to left.
 
Three Dimensional Video Of A Recent RCS Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-28 07:00:00Z 0
John Campbell, Chris West, and Mary welcome Ken Schutz to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-27 07:00:00Z 0
Very many members were active on Monday, February 27th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-27 07:00:00Z 0
Ken Schutz, Director of The Desert Botanical Gardens, provided attendees with an interesting, overall perspective of the 150 acre facility. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-27 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarian Tony Siebers gave a presentation defining member's responsibilities in case of an emergency at a Club Event. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-13 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active members and guests at our fast paced meeting on Monday, February 13th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-13 07:00:00Z 0
Dirk Johnson, President United Blood Services SW Division, said Blood Services exists to make a difference by inspiring individuals to donate blood and by producing a safe and ample blood supply. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-13 07:00:00Z 0
Dr. Denise Birdwell, Superintendent of Scottsdale Schools, gave an interesting talk on education and answered many different questions from the audience. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-06 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active members at our Monday luncheon and two new members, John Abbs and Keith Comtois, were introduced. Alex Cimochowski 2017-02-06 07:00:00Z 0
Members and guests were active at our Monday lunch meeting on January 30th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-30 07:00:00Z 0
5510 District Governor Tonya Watson updated the Club on the coming merger with District 5490 and other District activities. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-30 07:00:00Z 0
District Governor Tonya Watson presented President Mary and Sara Crosby-Hartman with a $1,000 matching grant check for the Club to use for its international projects. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-30 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and guests enjoying themselves at the 5th Avenue Event at the VIG on January 25th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-25 07:00:00Z 0
There was a very good turnout and lots of activity at Monday's meeting on January 23rd. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-23 07:00:00Z 0
Amram Knishinsky, Owner and Developer of the Odysea Aquarium next to the 101, gave a very nice completely verbal background of the aquarium's history and its current status. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-23 07:00:00Z 0
This month's 5th Avenue Event will be held at the VIG on Wednesday evening at 5:00, January 25th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-22 00:00:00Z 0
Bert Castro and two of his Phoenix Zoo crew gave a very entertaining presentation of the zoo and some of its creatures. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-09 00:00:00Z 0
Chris West and Kent Hammond welcome our main speaker, Bert Castro, CEO of the Phoenix Zoo on Monday. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-09 00:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoying our Meeting on Monday, January 9th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-01-09 00:00:00Z 0
Santa and President Mary wave to the crowd. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-19 00:00:00Z 0
Santa entertained many children at our annual Holiday Party. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-19 00:00:00Z 0
Santa gives Nicole a Thumbs-Up. Nicole gave us another "fantastic" Holiday piano performance om Monday, December 19th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-19 00:00:00Z 0
Ringing the bells for the Salvation Army at Nordstroms. RCS bell ringers set a new all time record this year! Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-17 00:00:00Z 0
Andy Markham, Chairman of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, is leading the Thunderbirds in the planning and execution of the 2017 Open to be played in February at the TPC Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-13 00:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoyed a lively question and answer session with Andy Markham, Phoenix Open Chairman. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-12 00:00:00Z 0
Our Jim Hann led an International Service project in Las Minitas, Sonora, Mexico building family water filters. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-11 00:00:00Z 0
This month's 5th Avenue Event will be at Sonata's Restaurant on Scottsdale Road on Thursday, December 8th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-08 00:00:00Z 0
Club members and friends enjoying themselves at the 5th Avenue Event on Thursday, December 8th at Sonata's Restaurant. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-08 00:00:00Z 0
Tony Sieber and President Mary welcome Gilbert Orrantia to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-05 00:00:00Z 0
Gilbert Orrantia, Director of the AZ Department of Homeland Security, provided an overview and answered questions about projects being addressed by his department. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-05 00:00:00Z 0
This month's 5th Avenue Event will be at Sonata's Restaurant on Scottsdale Road on Thursday, December 8th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-12-02 00:00:00Z 0
Johm Thornton and Mary welcome David Rousseau, President of SRP. Alex Cimochowski 2016-11-28 00:00:00Z 0
David Rousseau, President of Salt River Project, gave the Club a nice history and current thinking of SRP. Alex Cimochowski 2016-11-28 00:00:00Z 0
Get your 2017 Calendar before December 19th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-11-28 00:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoying themselves at the 5th Avenue Event at the Grand Blue restaurant on Thursday, November 17th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-11-17 00:00:00Z 0
This month's Fifth Avenue Event will be held on Thursday, November 17th at the Grand Blue restaurant near Shea and Scottsdale Road. Alex Cimochowski 2016-11-12 00:00:00Z 0
Win Holden, Publisher of Arizona Highways Magazine, gave a very interesting presentation on the history of the magazine with lots of great pictures. Alex Cimochowski 2016-11-07 00:00:00Z 0
Peggy Steele and Dr. Larry Tansey joined the new members club on Monday November 7th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-11-07 00:00:00Z 0
During our fall meeting at Rotary Park, members and guests were treated to a drone demonstration by Raven Media. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-31 00:00:00Z 0
The drone team from Raven Media: James Rothen, Tyler Gibbin, Steven Davis and Shane Porter. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-31 00:00:00Z 0
President Mary holds the drone for a few minutes. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-31 00:00:00Z 0
President Mary welcomed four new members into the Club on Monday the 24th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-25 00:00:00Z 0
Ken Brown, Bob Jackson and Max Rumbaugh present former NASA Astronaut and RCS member Ron Evan's Bolo Tie from the Apollo 17 moon flight to President Mary Blank. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-24 00:00:00Z 0
David Pastor and Charlie Kester announced that the 2017 RCS Calendars are now available. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-24 00:00:00Z 0
Robert Robb, Editorial Columnist for The Arizona Republic, presented his views on upcoming voter turnout projections, voter polling unpredictability, and Arizona's budget. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-24 00:00:00Z 0
Dr Honora Norton spoke at the Big West Rotaract Conference at ASU on October 22nd. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-22 00:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoying after dinner speaker Billy Mayfair. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-17 00:00:00Z 0
Carroll Huntress at the "Shot Gun" start. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-17 00:00:00Z 0
Paul Critchfield and Mary Blank welcome Billy Mayfair - 5 time PGA Winner, ASU Graduate and Scottsdale Resident. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-17 00:00:00Z 0
Bob Saathoff announced that Barry Kaplan has agreed to take over the role of Greeter Scheduler. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-11 00:00:00Z 0
The Golf Committee meets after our regular Club meeting on October 3rd. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-03 00:00:00Z 0
Ken Brown and Mary Blank welcome Jeff Morander to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-03 00:00:00Z 0
Jeff Morander, Executive VP of the Arizona Coyotes, gave a very interesting overview of the Coyotes' marketing efforts. Alex Cimochowski 2016-10-03 00:00:00Z 0
The 5th Avenue this month will be held at the Drexyl Restaurant on Wednesday, September 28th. See the map below. Alex Cimochowski 2016-09-28 00:00:00Z 0
President Mary Blank announced that Chris West will be our new Club Treasurer. Congratulations Chris! Alex Cimochowski 2016-09-26 00:00:00Z 0
Garrick Taylor, Senior VP AZ Chamber of Commerce, briefed the Club on activities of the Chamber with respect to State Government. Alex Cimochowski 2016-09-26 00:00:00Z 0
Members enjoying lunch on Paul Harris Day, hosted by Jan Gehler at Scottsdale Community College. Alex Cimochowski 2016-09-19 00:00:00Z 0
Paul, Dr. Cardenas, Jim and Mary enjoying their lunches. Alex Cimochowski 2016-09-12 00:00:00Z 0
New member, Jo Pulvermacher a Rotary transfer from Florida, introduced herself to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2016-09-12 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Javier Cardenas, creator of the Barrow Concussion Center, gave a very interesting talk on brain injury types and remedies. Alex Cimochowski 2016-09-12 00:00:00Z 0
Clint Chandler highlighted AZ's "Water Management Success" with a graph showing that the State uses the same amount of water today as it did in 1957. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-29 00:00:00Z 0
Clint Chandler highlighted AZ's "Water Management Success" with a graph showing that the State uses the same amount of water today as it did in 1957. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-29 00:00:00Z 0
Mary and Gerry Palmer welcome speaker Clint Chandler, Assistant Director of the AZ Department of Water Resources. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-29 00:00:00Z 0
Mary, Gerry Palmer, welcome speaker Clint Chandler, Assistant Dirctor of the AZ Department of Water Resources. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-29 00:00:00Z 0
Scott Miller introduced Mark Stapp as our speaker on Monday August 22nd. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-22 00:00:00Z 0
Many Rotarians participated in the discussions on Monday August 22nd. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-22 00:00:00Z 0
Mark Stapp, Executive Director of the Masters of Real Estate Development and Professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU, described how millennials will drive the future of the Phoenix housing market. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-22 00:00:00Z 0
Final Services were held for Henry "Hank" Paytas at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church on Saturday, August 20th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-20 00:00:00Z 0
The October 17th Golf Committee met on August 17th at the Skeptical Chemist. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-17 00:00:00Z 0
Inspite of another 110 degree day, many Rotarians and guests attended the meeting on Monday, August 15th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-15 00:00:00Z 0
Jeanette Griswold introduced new member, Barry Kaplan, who gave a very nice introductory talk about himself. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-15 00:00:00Z 0
Speaker Marcos Garay, Executive Director of the AZ-Mexico Commission with President Mary and John Thonrton who introduced Marcos. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-15 00:00:00Z 0
In spite of the 110 degree day, manny members attended the August 8th Meeting. Thanks to Honora for all the nice pictures. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-08 00:00:00Z 0
The Club welcomed Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) student Cooper Newnam back from the Netherlands. Cooper said the experience completely changed his life. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-08 00:00:00Z 0
After a very last minute cancellation, Council Member Virginia Korte volunteered to give us an update on significant Scottsdale happenings. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-08 00:00:00Z 0
Many Rotarians attended the Funeral Services for Park Shaw on Saturday, August 6th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-06 00:00:00Z 0
Jim Scussel, Co-Founder of Four Peaks Brewing, gave a nice talk about his 20 years in the craft brewing industry. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-01 00:00:00Z 0
On a sad note Members and Guests celebrated the passing of Park Shaw and were entertained by Jim Scussel of the Four Peaks Brewing Company on August 1st. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-01 00:00:00Z 0
Park Shaw receives the Flag from the US Capital in honor of his Armed Forces Service from US Congresswoman Krysten Sinema on August 18, 2014. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-01 00:00:00Z 0
Col. Park Shaw speaks to the Club for the last time on March 10, 2014. God Bless You. Alex Cimochowski 2016-08-01 00:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and guests having a good time at the 5th Ave Social on Thursday, July 28th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-28 00:00:00Z 0
Start off the new Rotary year with a visit to the 5th Avenue Social event on July 28th at 5:00. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-28 00:00:00Z 0
The 2016 Golf Committee met for the first time on Wednesday, July 27th at the Skeptical Chemist. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-27 00:00:00Z 0
Quite a few members were active on a hot summer day this past Monday. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-25 00:00:00Z 0
Sonnie Kirtley, Chairman of the Coalition of Greater Scottsdale gave an overview of the activities that COGS has participated in. COGS pushes for Scottsdale to have a consistent land use policy and for the preservation of our unique quality of life. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-25 00:00:00Z 0
Kevin Bollinger has reported that the Papago Rotary Park community service renovation project is complete. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-22 00:00:00Z 0
A nice summer group of Club members attended the first meeting by our new President, Mary Blank. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-18 00:00:00Z 0
Rotarian Warren Searles celebrated 45 years of Club membership. Warren's father R. D. Searles served as 1955-56 Club President and was a Charter Club Member. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-18 00:00:00Z 0
Coach John Avianantos of Scottsdale Community College gave an inspirational talk combining sports events and personal achievments. Alex Cimochowski 2016-07-18 00:00:00Z 0
Fifteen members were awarded Certificates of Appreciation for outstanding service during the past fiscal year. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-28 00:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoying the social time before the Installation Dinner. Thanks to Honora for all the nice pictures. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-27 00:00:00Z 0
Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Officers and Board of Directors. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-27 00:00:00Z 0
Outgoing President, Max Rumbaugh, welcomes incoming President, Mary Blank. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-27 00:00:00Z 0
There were many active members at our Monday meeting in spite of a 116 degree day. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-20 00:00:00Z 0
Program Chairman, Chris West, introduced Monday's speaker Gregory Edgar. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-20 00:00:00Z 0
Gregory Edgar, Executive Director of the State Lottery, told our audience that lottery ticket proceeds fund a variety of AZ State programs about $3.4 million per week. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-20 00:00:00Z 0
Installation Dinner for President Mary Blank is on June 27th at The McCormick. Cocktails will start at 5:30, dinner will be served at 6:00. The program will begin at 6:30 and end at 7:30. Guests are welcome, the dinner fee is $25.
June 27 - Installation Dinner: President Mary Blank 2016-06-17 00:00:00Z 0
The Final Board Meeting Of The 2015 - 2016 Rotary Year. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-16 00:00:00Z 0
One of our superstar Rotarians, Claudia Arnold-Sawaf, announced at our Monday meeting that she and her husband will be moving to Orange County, CA. She will maintain her Scottsdale office and will visit our Club quite often. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-13 00:00:00Z 0
A surprising number of people attended our June 13th Meeting in spite of the beginning of summer in Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-13 00:00:00Z 0
President Max with Panel Members Don, Jay, Tim and Jason who discussed estate planning in some detail. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-13 00:00:00Z 0
New corporate members, Steven, Debra, Megan, Kristin and Brett, were introduced to the Club by Max. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-06 00:00:00Z 0
We had a very nice turnout on June 6th considering the temperature was above 110 degrees. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-06 00:00:00Z 0
Doug Nintzel, Spokesman for the AZ Department of Transportation (ADOT), updated and took questions from members on AZ Freeways. Alex Cimochowski 2016-06-06 00:00:00Z 0
Club members and guests enjoying a Happy Hour night out at the Salty Sow restaurant. Thanks to Jason, Bob, and Honora for the photos. Alex Cimochowski 2016-05-31 00:00:00Z 0
 
The next 5th Avenue Happy Hour will be held at 5:00 May 31st at the Salty Sow at 4801 E. Cactus Road in Phoenix.
 
Fifth Avenue Happy Hour 2016-05-25 00:00:00Z 0
Club members and several international guests participate in our Monday, May 23rd meeting. Thanks to Honora for the nice photos. Alex Cimochowski 2016-05-23 00:00:00Z 0
Eileen Klein, President of the Arizona Board of Regents, gave an update of her work to help the state universities improve their quality and financing. Alex Cimochowski 2016-05-23 00:00:00Z 0
Our Club participated in the District 5510 annual meetings on May 20 and 21 and received the Club Gold Achievement Award. Also several members received individual awards as shown below. Alex Cimochowski 2016-05-21 00:00:00Z 0
Cindy Hensley McCain addressed the Club and many guests on Monday, May 16th. She spoke at length about efforts to reduce sex trafficking in Arizona and around the world. Alex Cimochowski 2016-05-16 00:00:00Z 0
On Monday May 2nd, our Club celebrated "Youth Day". Below are the Youth Salute winners along with Rotarians Mike and Wendy. Alex Cimochowski 2016-05-02 00:00:00Z 0
Many members and guests enjoyed the "Service Above Self" Awards dinner. The winners and speakers were excellent. A great time was had by all. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-25 00:00:00Z 0
Please note that the Service Above Self Awards on Monday, April 25 will start at 5:15 for cocktails and 6:00 for dinner at the McCormick Ranch Golf Club. 2016-04-19 00:00:00Z 0
Gary Dorris and family standing next to the tree that was planted in honor of his grandson, Brady. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-18 00:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoying Rotary Park Day. Many thanks to Honora for these pictures. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-18 00:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Fire Chief, Tom Shannon, gave a nice overview of the Fire Department's activities on Park Day. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-18 00:00:00Z 0
Many Rotarians were very active at HonorHealth Day on April 11th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-11 00:00:00Z 0
New RCS signage was unveiled on Monday. Many thanks to Bob Saathoff, Wendy Wentz and Ted Hill. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-11 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Slater, VP of Research at HonorHealth, explained how they accelerate precision therapies for cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-11 00:00:00Z 0
Professor Davies answers some questions by members after the April 4th meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-04 00:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoyed a very nice presentation by Professor Paul Davies at the McCormick Golf Course dinning room. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-04 00:00:00Z 0
Professor Paul Davies, ASU Physicist, Cosmologist, and Astrobiologist, gave a very interesting talk on the possibilities of life on other planets. Alex Cimochowski 2016-04-04 00:00:00Z 0
Eight teams of 3 or 4 volunteers had the opportunity to interview 53 teen leaders at the 2016 Youth Salute evening. Alex Cimochowski 2016-03-24 00:00:00Z 0
Club members and guests enjoy an Open Lunch Day at the McCormick Scottsdale on March 21st.. Alex Cimochowski 2016-03-21 00:00:00Z 0
John Lopez, Solicitor General of the State of AZ, updated the Club on how the Attorney General's Office supports the 10th Amendment and how the office responds to EPA regulation issues. Alex Cimochowski 2016-03-21 00:00:00Z 0
Governor Ducey mingled with most of the members shaking hands and gave a nice speech on the importance of the Special Election in May. Alex Cimochowski 2016-03-14 00:00:00Z 0
There were many visitors to hear Governor Ducey at the Monday meeting. Thanks to Honora for all the photos. Alex Cimochowski 2016-03-14 00:00:00Z 0
Max, Governor Ducey, Paul Critchfield and Mayor Jim Lane smile for the camera. Alex Cimochowski 2016-03-14 00:00:00Z 0
On March 7th Club members and guests enjoy a spring training game between the Rockies and Cubs at Salt River Stadium. Alex Cimochowski 2016-03-07 00:00:00Z 0
Many Club members and their guests enjoying a spring traing baseball game. Alex Cimochowski 2016-03-07 00:00:00Z 0
Lindsey Crosland, Estate Manager, for the David and Gladys Wright House, gave a very nice presentation about the landmark designation of the last Frank Lloyd Wright designed house. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-29 00:00:00Z 0
There were many active members participating in the February 29th Leap Day Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-29 00:00:00Z 0
John Thornton and Lindsey Crosland posing next to a picture of the David and Gladys Wright House. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-29 00:00:00Z 0
Club members and guests enjoying the "beer tasting" event at the Fate Brewery in Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-23 00:00:00Z 0
February 5th Avenue Event will be at CopperWynd Resort in Fountain Hills. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-23 00:00:00Z 0
Max, Jason and Tim welcome new member, Tony Siebers, to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-22 00:00:00Z 0
On February 22 the Club celebrated past Club presidents. There were 21 past RCS presidents and 14 past presidents from previous clubs. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-22 00:00:00Z 0
The speaker on February 29th will be Lindsey Crosland Administrator for the David Wright House. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-22 00:00:00Z 0
Gary Dorris provided the Club with a very interesting overview of Presidents Lincoln and Washington. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-22 00:00:00Z 0
This month's 5th Avenue Social will be a "beer tasting" event held at Fate Brewing, 7337 E Shea, at 5:00 on Tuesday February 23rd. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-10 00:00:00Z 0
Many members were active during the visit of Marshall Trimble. Picture collage contributed by Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-08 00:00:00Z 0
Marshall Trimble, Arizona's State Historian, shared great stories of Arizona towns and people. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-08 00:00:00Z 0
There was a nice group of visitors to hear Alan Mulally on Monday. Thanks to Honora for the collage of active members and guests. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-01 00:00:00Z 0
Alan Mulally, former CEO of Ford Motor, gave a terrific talk on his time at Boeing and the remarkable turnaround at Ford during the last recession. Alex Cimochowski 2016-02-01 00:00:00Z 0
Club members and guests enjoying themselves at the Twisted Grove 5th Avenue Event on January 26th. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-26 00:00:00Z 0
Many members were very active at our meeting on Monday. Thanks to Honora who captured most of them. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-25 00:00:00Z 0
John Campbell presents "fast" blue badges to Richard Signeski and Lou Lou Durant. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-25 00:00:00Z 0
Rick Merritt, President of Elliott D. Pollack & Co, gave a very nice overview of the economy of the Phoenix area and Arizona in general. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-25 00:00:00Z 0
An overview collage from the January 11th meeting. Thanks to Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-11 00:00:00Z 0
There were many dignitaries present to hear Honerable Roberto Rodriguez speak. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-11 00:00:00Z 0
Honorable Roberto Rodriguez, Consul General of Mexico, briefed the Club on Mexican USA relationships. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-11 00:00:00Z 0
Lt. Michal Joy Cantrell, US Army Intelligence Officer, gave the Club a very nice overview of her Army experiences. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-04 00:00:00Z 0
An overview collage from the January 4th meeting. Thanks to Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-04 00:00:00Z 0
Congressman David Schweikert, provided the Club with an update on deficit projections as well as social security and medicare impacts. Alex Cimochowski 2016-01-04 00:00:00Z 0
Chris and Jessica Holm host an open house for 6 exchange students from Brazil and Club members. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-30 00:00:00Z 0
Collage of our Holiday Party on December 21, 2015. Many thanks to Honora for her hard work. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-21 00:00:00Z 0
President Max with his wife and Santa. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-21 00:00:00Z 0
Nicole, with Dr. Joe Hegstad and Santa, put on a fabulous piano mini concert. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-21 00:00:00Z 0
Claudia Sawaf introduced Former Ambassador to NATO, Kurt Volker, to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-15 00:00:00Z 0
Former Ambassador to NATO, Kurt Volker, gave a very interesting talk on international tensions around the world. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-14 00:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane introduces Russell Ford to the members of the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-07 00:00:00Z 0
Russell Ford, CEO of StandardAero, gave a wonderful talk on his company and what an asset Scottsdale is for the company. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-07 00:00:00Z 0
Salvation Army bell ringing at Nordstroms on December 5th. Alex Cimochowski 2015-12-05 00:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Mayor, Jim Lane, updated the Club on recent Scottsdale happenings. Alex Cimochowski 2015-11-30 00:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Major, Jim Lane an Honorary RCS Member, briefed the Club on recent developments with our neighboring cities and reservation. Alex Cimochowski 2015-11-30 00:00:00Z 0
5th Avenue Social Event on November 24th at Peter's Restaurant (formerly Buster's) attended by about 35 people. Alex Cimochowski 2015-11-24 00:00:00Z 0
Note that the 5th Avenue Event on November 24th will be a 5:00 wine tasting party at Peter's Restaurant (formerly Buster's). 2015-11-24 00:00:00Z 0
Christmas Party Notice 2015-11-19 00:00:00Z 0
Sherry Mischel, District 5510 Governor, presented Max with a $1,000 check to be used for Rotary Parks upgrades. Alex Cimochowski 2015-11-16 00:00:00Z 0
DG Sherry Mischel presnted Tim with a banner for 100% member participation in the RI Foundation Fund during his Presidency. Alex Cimochowski 2015-11-16 00:00:00Z 0
Pat Rile and Merv Morelock reminded members to sign up for Christmas bell ringing and to collect their change for the Salvation Army. Alex Cimochowski 2015-11-02 00:00:00Z 0
Max presents Past President and HonorHealth CEO, Tom Sadvary, with a permanent Honorary Membership in our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-11-02 00:00:00Z 0
Win Holden, College Football Championship Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair, briefed the Club on the upcoming Championship game on January 11, 2016. Alex Cimochowski 2015-11-02 00:00:00Z 0
30 years ago dedication ceremony photo of Rotary Park on October 11, 1985. Alex Cimochowski 2015-10-26 00:00:00Z 0
New member Richard Signeski and family honors his late mother with the Unity Plaza Flag. Alex Cimochowski 2015-10-26 00:00:00Z 0
Pictures from Park Day, many thanks to Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2015-10-26 00:00:00Z 0
For a nice overview of the upcoming talk by Win Holden on Nov. 2nd (Guest Day) regarding the College Football Playoff (CFP) Championship in Glendale in Jan. 2016 click here.
CFP Championship 2015-10-20 00:00:00Z 0
An array of people expressed themselves with a microphone on October 19th. Alex Cimochowski 2015-10-19 00:00:00Z 0
Colonel Park Shaw celebrated his 92nd birthday. Everyone in the Club was treated to a piece of his birthday cake. Alex Cimochowski 2015-10-19 00:00:00Z 0
Dick Lefler. former Secret Service Agent, told the Club about his experiences in the Presidential Protective Division. Alex Cimochowski 2015-10-19 00:00:00Z 0
Club Members and Guests listen to our speaker after dinner at the Golf Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-10-05 00:00:00Z 0
Lou Lou Durant, the Scottsdale Rotary liaison for the Coronado Interact Club, talks to the members about Rotary. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-30 00:00:00Z 0
The 2015 Golf Committee and 5th Avenue Social Event had a good time together on Tuesday, Sept. 29th. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-29 00:00:00Z 0
A nice group of guests and active Club members attended the Rotary Meeting on September 28th. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-28 00:00:00Z 0
Max and Craig welcome new member Chris West to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-28 00:00:00Z 0
Mark Mitchell, Mayor of Tempe, gave a nice update of all the great events taking place in Tempe. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-28 00:00:00Z 0
Club Members enjoying Paul Harris Day on September 21st. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-21 00:00:00Z 0
A full house of active members attended the Club Meeting on September 14th. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-14 00:00:00Z 0
Blessing McAnlis-Vasquez, Talking Stick Marketing Project Manager, gave a nice update on all the Talking Stick projects. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-14 00:00:00Z 0
Max welcomes new member, Gary Baker, CEO of HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-09-14 00:00:00Z 0
New member, Kent Morris, introduced himself to the Club with a nice background story. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-31 00:00:00Z 0
Jim Hann leads the International Service Committee Meeting on August 31st after the regular Rotary session. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-31 00:00:00Z 0
Max and Rachel Sacco give Mayor Collins a warm welcome to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-31 00:00:00Z 0
Michael Collins, Mayor of Paradise Valley, gave a very spirited update on recent PV events. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-31 00:00:00Z 0
Max and Sandy Miller deliver 20 books to Yavapai Elementary School where 88% of their students quality for free lunch programs.s Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-26 00:00:00Z 0
The Golf Committee and 5th Avenue folks meet together on Tuesday evening the 25th at McCormick. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-25 00:00:00Z 0
Max welcomes new corporate members, Richard Signeski and Lucretia Durant from Blue Sky Media, into the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-24 00:00:00Z 0
Jim Hayden, of the Hayden family, gave a nice overview of the Carl Hayden, Barry Goldwater era. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-24 00:00:00Z 0
Delbert Ray, President of the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, updated the Club on some of the new and exciting developments happening on their land. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-17 00:00:00Z 0
There were many active Rotary members on August 17th. Many thanks to Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-17 00:00:00Z 0
Adam Eggebrecht and Peggy Young welcome Charlie Kester at the front door. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-10 00:00:00Z 0
Bill Kircos, VP of Global Communications for Honeywell's Aerospace Division, gave a nice overview of all Honeywell. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-10 00:00:00Z 0
Claudia and Max say good-bye to Annie who is on her way to Belgium. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-10 00:00:00Z 0
The 2015 Golf Committee held its first meeting on Thursday, August 6th. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-06 00:00:00Z 0
James Estrada, Maricopa County Outreach Coordinator for Sheriff Joe Arpaio, tells the Club what the Sheriff's Office is like from the inside. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-03 00:00:00Z 0
John Campbell and Max give Dave Pastor and Paula Dudley their Blue Badges. Alex Cimochowski 2015-08-03 00:00:00Z 0
President Max welcomes RYE students. Lili back from Germany and Cooper off to Netherlands. Alex Cimochowski 2015-07-27 00:00:00Z 0
A collage of speaker Lt. General Findley with members and guests of the Club. Thanks to Wendy Wentz sitting in for Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2015-07-27 00:00:00Z 0
Retired Lt. General Vern "Rusty" Findley walked among the tables and gave a very interesting talk on helping returning vets into civilian life. Alex Cimochowski 2015-07-27 00:00:00Z 0
Retired Lt. General Vern "Rusty" Findley walked among the tables and gave a very interesting talk on helping returning vets to civilan life. Alex Cimochowski 2015-07-27 00:00:00Z 0
Notice: Aug. 3rd is our next Member Guest Day (no charge for guests). Sheriff Joe Arpaio is the speaker. 2015-07-21 00:00:00Z 0
Richard Hasenpflug updated the Club about the 25th year celebration of Los Altos Rotary's AIDS Project. Alex Cimochowski 2015-07-20 00:00:00Z 0
Max and Tim welcome new member Adam Eggebrecht to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-07-20 00:00:00Z 0
Neale Perl, Presidet of the Scottsdale Cultural Council, briefed the Club on the Center For Perfoming Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and Scottsdale Public Arts. Alex Cimochowski 2015-07-20 00:00:00Z 0
For many more Inauguration pictures, go to "Photo Albums" on the lower right side and click the top item. 2015-06-29 00:00:00Z 0
The "Presidential Shoes" were passed onto to Max as the new President. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-29 00:00:00Z 0
Here are the Board Members for the 2015-2016 Rotary Year that were at the June 29th Inauguration. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-29 00:00:00Z 0
Tim Baughman pins Max Rumbaugh as the new President of Scottsdale Rotary. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-29 00:00:00Z 0
Honora captures some of the activities at our June 22nd Meeting. Thanks Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-22 00:00:00Z 0
President Elect Max Runbaugh enjoys a laugh with Past President Park Shaw. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-22 00:00:00Z 0
Rick Kidder, CEO of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, gave a very interesting presentation of early Scottsdale and various Chamber activities. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-22 00:00:00Z 0
June 15th was a very active day for many Rotarians who spoke up. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-15 00:00:00Z 0
Jeanette and Tim welcome new member Chip McCray. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-15 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Chris Bustamante, President Rio Salado Community Collage, gave a nice overview of all the various activities at Rio Salado. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-15 00:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Rotarians were very active at our June 8th meeting - nice pictures thanks to Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-08 00:00:00Z 0
Tom and Tim welcome new member - Paul Gugel. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-08 00:00:00Z 0
Glenn Williamson, Chairman of the Arizona/Canada Business Council, gave a very interesting update on Canadian relationships to Arizona. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-08 00:00:00Z 0
June 1st was an active day for Scottsdale Rotarians - many spoke up today. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-01 00:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Police Chief, Alan Rodbell, briefs the Club on recent activities. Alex Cimochowski 2015-06-01 00:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and guests having a good time at the 5th Avenue Event May 28th. Alex Cimochowski 2015-05-28 00:00:00Z 0
Douglas Price, Special Agent in Charge of the Phoenix FBI, talked about past and current priorities of the FBI; which is both a national security and law enforcement organization. Alex Cimochowski 2015-05-18 00:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Scottsdale hosted a Hospitality Room at the District Conference. The room's theme was Honoring a WWII Military Hero - Col. Park Shaw. Alex Cimochowski 2015-05-15 00:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Rotary had a very good evening at the annual District Conference. Max Rumbaugh won the District Rotarian Of The Year Award. Our Club received an Achievement Award. And Honora received the Peace Fellow Chair Award. Alex Cimochowski 2015-05-15 00:00:00Z 0
Rotarians enjoying lunch together on Paul Harris Day at SCC with Jan Gehler and at Paradise Valley Court House with John Auran. Alex Cimochowski 2015-05-11 00:00:00Z 0
Charie Kester, Scholarship Chairman, introduces the 2015 scholarship winners who were present. Alex Cimochowski 2015-05-04 00:00:00Z 0
Wendy Wentz, Youth Program Chairperson, introduces committee chairs and students who were present. Alex Cimochowski 2015-05-04 00:00:00Z 0
Please read the very nice letter below from Alexander Stevens, winner of the Athletics Scholarship. Alex Cimochowski 2015-05-02 00:00:00Z 0
Joe Garagiola entertained the Club on Monday night after the Service Above Self Awards. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-27 00:00:00Z 0
Tim, Honora and Mayor Lane congratulate the 2015 Service Above Self winners. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-27 00:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and guests having a good time at the 5th Avenue Event April 21st. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-21 00:00:00Z 0
President Tim presents the Rotary Park Flag to Tom Krawczyk. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-20 00:00:00Z 0
President Tim welcomes Major General Wayne Knudson into the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-20 00:00:00Z 0
New Club Member, Major General Wayne Knudson, addreses the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-20 00:00:00Z 0
The head table pauses for a moment of silence. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-06 00:00:00Z 0
Members and guests enjoy a beautiful day and animated conversation at Monday's Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-06 00:00:00Z 0
Senator McCain leaves no doubt in anybody's mind that he is running for re-election in 2016. Alex Cimochowski 2015-04-06 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary members and friends enjoying a 5th Avenue event on March 31st. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-31 00:00:00Z 0
Annual Tennis Tournament Co-Chairs: Darin Shebest; Bob Jackson, and Varesh Chaurasia. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-27 00:00:00Z 0
A collage of photos from our March 23 Meeting, thanks to Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-23 00:00:00Z 0
Maricopa County Attorney, Bill Montgomery, briefed the Club on recent legal activities. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-23 00:00:00Z 0
Collages of RCS members and students from Youth Salute Interviews. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-19 00:00:00Z 0
Tim Cowdrey, President of the Scottsdale Charros, gave a nice overview of the Charros' history and activities. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-16 00:00:00Z 0
Collage of the March 16 RCS Meeting, thanks to Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-16 00:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Rotarians enjoying a spring baseball game on March 9th. Collages - thanks to Honora and Bob Saathoff. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-09 00:00:00Z 0
Paul Critchfield introduces the Virginia Piper Trust at our Monday Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-02 00:00:00Z 0
Tim and the Piper Group pose for a picture after the meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-02 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Sue Pepin M.D., President of the Virginia G Piper Charitable Trust, gave a nice overview of the Trust's activities. Alex Cimochowski 2015-03-02 00:00:00Z 0
The Scottsdale Rotary Golf Committee holds its first meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-24 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary folks enjoying each other at the McCormick 5th Avenue event. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-24 00:00:00Z 0
Tim and Jay Franz welcome new member Cameron Eskandari to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-23 00:00:00Z 0
Tim and Jan Gehler welcome new member Peggy Young to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-23 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. William Boyes, ASU WP Carey School of Business Director of Center for the Study of Economic Liberty addressed the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-23 00:00:00Z 0
Notice: The February 23rd McCormick Lunch Meeting will be in the Superstition Ballroom in the main building next to the front desk.
Meeting Room Change 2015-02-12 00:00:00Z 0
Below are some of the Clock donors who attended the dedication ceremony. Thanks to all who donated. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-09 00:00:00Z 0
Dedication officials included: Bob Jackson, Kathy Littlefield, Mayor Jim Lane, Virginia Korte, Jason Washo, Tim Baughman, and David Smith. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-09 00:00:00Z 0
On February 9th, Mayor Lane along with other Council members, Rotary members and visitors dedicated the Rotary Clock to the City of Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-09 00:00:00Z 0
Mike Fox, CEO of Museum Of The West, briefed the Club on the formation and many partners of the Museum. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-02 00:00:00Z 0
Tim greets visiting Rotarian, Edward Frederik of Waseca, MN, a 51 year Perfect Attendance Rotarian. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-02 00:00:00Z 0
Honora and Tim welcome new member Sara Crosby-Hartman to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-02-02 00:00:00Z 0
Tim exchanges banners with guest Yoshi Budiyanto who was our club's 2004-5 Exchange Student to Milan. Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-26 00:00:00Z 0
Collage of our January 26, 2015 Meeing, thanks to Honora Norton, Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-26 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. David Peterson, SUSD Superintendent , updated the Club on highly rated Scottsdale Schools. Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-26 00:00:00Z 0
John Berry shares a bit of his background and why he really enjoys Rotary. Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-12 00:00:00Z 0
Jim Bruner, Jan Gehler, Dr Crow, and Tim pose for a group picture. Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-12 00:00:00Z 0
Dr, Crow, President of ASU. briefed the Club on recent ASU successes and his theory of why Arizona is in a slow growth mode right now. Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-12 00:00:00Z 0
The January 26th Meeting will be switched to the Superstition Ballroom in the main building next to the front desk by the front door. ESPN will be using our normal lunchroom in preparation for the Super Bowl.
Change Of Meeting Room Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-06 00:00:00Z 0
Tim welcomes new member David Pastor to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-06 00:00:00Z 0
Rachel Sacco gives the Club a nice update of the Convention And Visitors Bureau. Alex Cimochowski 2015-01-06 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Alex Cimochowski on Dec 14, 2014
For a nice video of the Holiday Party by Roger Rohrs click here.
Roger Rohrs Video Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-15 00:00:00Z 0
A few Club members meet with Santa. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-15 00:00:00Z 0
Honora gets her picture taken with Santa. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-15 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Joe and wife Jacki enjoy a moment with Santa. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-15 00:00:00Z 0
Santa waves to the crowd at the Holiday Party. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-15 00:00:00Z 0
The Salvation Army Band entertains the Club at our Holiday Party. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-15 00:00:00Z 0
Our outbound exchange student, Lili, enjoying her stay in Germany. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-09 00:00:00Z 0
Key members of the Coronado High School Interact Club give us a short presentation. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-09 00:00:00Z 0
Tim presents Coreen Young with her Blue Badge. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-09 00:00:00Z 0
Fred Unger entertained the Club with some life history and various corporate ventures. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-09 00:00:00Z 0
New members David Bertelli, Cary and Susan Silverstein, are welcomed into the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-01 00:00:00Z 0
Tim presents Park Shaw with his 40 year medal of perfect attendance. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-01 00:00:00Z 0
Jason Gitkin, Sky Harbor Aviation, briefs the Club on the economic impact of the airport. Alex Cimochowski 2014-12-01 00:00:00Z 0
District Governor meets with RCS Officers and Committee Chairs before the main meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2014-11-17 00:00:00Z 0
John Pennypacker, District 5510 Governor, briefed the Club on recent events. Alex Cimochowski 2014-11-17 00:00:00Z 0
Members participate in hand making our unique club banners after Monday's meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2014-11-05 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Bruce Merrill shared his insights of local as well as national politics. Very interesting talk. Alex Cimochowski 2014-11-05 00:00:00Z 0
New Members Paula Dudley and Cris Holm were introduced to the Club. Tony Martino introduced Mehek Mohan and Professor Roger Johnson as part of the Club's youth mentoring program. Alex Cimochowski 2014-11-05 00:00:00Z 0
Members of our Club enjoying the fall weather at Rotary Park. Collage thanks to Honora Norton. Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-27 00:00:00Z 0
Bob Murray donates the Park Flag to the Salvation Arrmy and plants a tree in memory of his mother, Virgina Murray. Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-27 00:00:00Z 0
Ed Adler's son, Rob, Ken Brown and Carroll Huntress provided the Club with food at our Rotary Park Day. Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-27 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Alex Cimochowski on Oct 20, 2014

All future meetings will be held at the old Millennium Hotel, renamed the McCormick Scottsdale. See our new meeting room below.

 


 
New Meeting Location Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-21 00:00:00Z 0
Club members adding new "named" bricks to Unity Plaza at Rotary Park. Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-20 00:00:00Z 0
Mary Blank steps in for Tim Baughman as host of our October 20th meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-20 00:00:00Z 0
AZ Representative Kate Brophy McGee briefed the Club on happenings at the State Legislature. Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-20 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Alex Cimochowski on Oct 05, 2014

Please Note - Our next meeting on October 20th will be at the old Millennium Hotel, now renamed The McCormick Scottsdale. It is still owned by Millennium Hotels, a very large upscale hotel chain with 120 hotels in 19 countries headquartered in London.

Next Meeting - October 20th Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-06 00:00:00Z 0
Ken Brown's team came in first place with a combined score of 61. Congratulations! Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-06 00:00:00Z 0
The Golf Committee did a terrific job of organizing this years event! Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-06 00:00:00Z 0
Russ Ortiz gave the dinner group a very interesting talk on his career and some baseball insights. Alex Cimochowski 2014-10-06 00:00:00Z 0
Paul Harris Day - John Auran entertains Rotarians at the Paradise Valley Courthouse. Alex Cimochowski 2014-09-29 00:00:00Z 0
Jerry Swallier introduced about 30 guests on our first open Guest Day - September 22nd. Alex Cimochowski 2014-09-22 00:00:00Z 0
Mayor Jim Lane, an Honorary RCS Member, updated the Club on recent activities in Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2014-09-22 00:00:00Z 0
New members, Bob Saathoff and Jess Levin, are introduced to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-09-15 00:00:00Z 0
Lynn Mishark, returning exchange student from Finland, gave a nice talk about her time there. Alex Cimochowski 2014-09-15 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Glasper, Chancellor MCCCD, briefs the Club on the progress of the 10 Community Colleges. Alex Cimochowski 2014-09-15 00:00:00Z 0
Ally Wolf, returning exchange student from Denmark, briefed the Club on her experiences. She is on her way to a high school in Washington State. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-25 00:00:00Z 0
New member, Kevin Bollinger, gets his Blue Badge. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-25 00:00:00Z 0
Susan Bitter Smith, from the AZ Corporate Commission, updates the Club on recent events and publicity. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-25 00:00:00Z 0
Chris Oberle, Red Badge Coordinator, presents Blue Badges to John Campbell and Claudia Arnold-Sawaf. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-18 00:00:00Z 0
Congresswoman Krysten Sinema presents to Park Shaw the flag that flew from the US Capital in his honor. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-18 00:00:00Z 0
District 9 Congresswoman, Krysten Sinema, filled the Club in on her background and some of her experiences in the US Congress. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-18 00:00:00Z 0
Pictures of RCS members sharing stories and good will, thanks to Honora Norton. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-11 00:00:00Z 0
Max Rumbaugh welcomes Exchange Student Wyatt coming back from Italy and says goodbye to Lili going to Germany. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-11 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Wyatt Decker, CEO of AZ Mayo Clinic, gave a very interesting update on Mayo directions and medical care in general in today's world. Alex Cimochowski 2014-08-11 00:00:00Z 0
Jason Washo presents Certificates Of Appreciation to Gerry Schwallier and Max Rumbaugh for their donations to the Clock Project. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-28 00:00:00Z 0
Tom Sadvary, CEO of Scottsdale Healthcare and Lincoln Health, updates the Club on the merger and forward goals of the combined organization. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-28 00:00:00Z 0
Jason Washo and Mayor Lane introduce the new Rotary Clock installed at Civic Center Plaza on Thursday, July 24th. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-24 00:00:00Z 0
The Golf Planning Committee begins planning for our annual Golf Tournament on October 6th this year. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-21 00:00:00Z 0
Tim and Gil Gifford wecome new member Richard LaVoy to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-21 00:00:00Z 0
Pam Pickard, Board President of Central Arizona Project (CAP), updates the Club on the Valley's future water supply. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-21 00:00:00Z 0
A collage of members from our first meeting under new President Tim Baughman. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-07 00:00:00Z 0
Here is a panoramic view of our new meeting site at McCormick Ranch Golf Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-07 00:00:00Z 0
Fred Witt describes some interesting US Tax court cases to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-07-07 00:00:00Z 0
2014 Scottsdale Rotary Award Winners presented by Bob Jackson. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-30 00:00:00Z 0
Pictures from the 2014 Induction of Tim Baughman, thanks to Honora Norton. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-30 00:00:00Z 0
The new 2014 - 2015 Board Of Directors and Officers. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-30 00:00:00Z 0
Bob and Tim celebrate the RCS Presidential change-over with a bottle of wine. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-30 00:00:00Z 0
Photos from the June 23rd Meeting, many thanks to Honora Norton. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-23 00:00:00Z 0
Jim Bissonnett, Assistant Governor for District 5510, updated the Club on donating to the Rotary International Foundation. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-23 00:00:00Z 0
Jason presented Thank You Certificates to several members for their donations to the Downtown Clock Project. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-16 00:00:00Z 0
Alex Cimochowski (yours truly) presented an overview of current climate warming from his web site - ClimateWarmingCentral.com. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-16 00:00:00Z 0
Speaker Flora Jessop delivers an extremely emotional picture of life in the FDLS on the Utah border. Alex Cimochowski 2014-06-09 00:00:00Z 0
Virginia Korte won the donation raffle as an additional $2,500 was raised for the Rotary Clock Project. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-19 00:00:00Z 0
Michael Ring, Saguaro High School, won this year's Norval O. Tyler scholarship for Performing Arts. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-19 00:00:00Z 0
Ambassador Harry Thomas shares some of his diplomatic and foreign service experiences with the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-19 00:00:00Z 0
Paul Harris Day at Paradise Valley Courthouse hosted by John Auran. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-12 00:00:00Z 0
See all winners. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-05 00:00:00Z 0
Four members of the Coronado Interact Club attend our Youth Luncheon. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-05 00:00:00Z 0
Three of the seven scholarship winners with Charlie Kester. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-05 00:00:00Z 0
Gabe Murray winner of the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) Award. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-05 00:00:00Z 0
Many thanks to Rotary Leaders and Mentors who work tirelessly on our Youth Programs. Alex Cimochowski 2014-05-05 00:00:00Z 0
Roger Rohrs entertains the scholarship student applicants while they wait their turn on April 29th. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-29 00:00:00Z 0
Paul Critchfield, on behalf of the Virginia Piper Foundation, announces a substantial donation to the Bob McCall Fund. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-28 00:00:00Z 0
Jason, Bob and Jim congratulate Jan Gehler and BrianTrevellyan as winners of the Service Above Self Awards. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-28 00:00:00Z 0
Brian Trevellyan with family and friends. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-28 00:00:00Z 0
Jim Brunner with Service Above Self winners Brian Trevellyan and Jan Gehler. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-28 00:00:00Z 0
The Scottsdale Rotary Club celebrated its 60th Anniversary on Monday evening, April 28, 2014. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-28 00:00:00Z 0
Karny Stefan, Chief Development Officer of Make A Wish Foundation, addresses our members. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-14 00:00:00Z 0
Bob and Honora welcome new member Claudi Sawaf to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-14 00:00:00Z 0
Many members participated at our Meeting on April 14th. Thanks Honora for the pictures. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-14 00:00:00Z 0
Some photos of Park Day April, 2014 taken and assembled by Honora Norton. Many Thanks Honora. Alex Cimochowski 2014-04-07 00:00:00Z 0
New members, Keith and Abby Morris from the San Clemente Rotary, transfer to our Club. Welcome Keith and Abby! Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-31 00:00:00Z 0
Our Congressman, David Schweikert, makes a point about the federal budget to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-31 00:00:00Z 0
Our annual Tennis Tournament took place on Saturday, March 29th. Thanks to all who participated. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-29 00:00:00Z 0
Mary Blank thanks the Club for their support for Youth Salute. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-24 00:00:00Z 0
President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by James A Getty, enthusiastically entertains the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-24 00:00:00Z 0
Congratulations to the 2014 Youth Salute winners. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-20 00:00:00Z 0
Joe Hegstad entertains the Club with an outstanding rendition of "Danny Boy" on St. Patrick's Day. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-17 00:00:00Z 0
Rocky Harris, ASU Associate Athletic Director, gave the Club a nice overview of ASU athletics. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-17 00:00:00Z 0
Entertaining Chalie Kester (Treasurer) fills in for Bob Jackson. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-10 00:00:00Z 0
Park in 1945 and now...... Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-10 00:00:00Z 0
Park Shaw shares his trip to The WWII Memorial in Washington DC. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-10 00:00:00Z 0
Club members enjoy a beautiful spring day at Salt River Fields. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-03 00:00:00Z 0
John, Honora and Max enjoying themselves at the Rotary 100 Year Celebration Ball. Alex Cimochowski 2014-03-01 00:00:00Z 0
Here are our 2014 - 2015 Club Officers and new Board Members. Alex Cimochowski 2014-02-24 00:00:00Z 0
Marshall Trimble shares the development of Arizona as a Territory with the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-02-24 00:00:00Z 0
Jim Brunner acknowledges his award as a "Historymaker" by the Arizona Historical League. Alex Cimochowski 2014-02-10 00:00:00Z 0
Gary Mascaro, Director of Scottsdale Airport Aviation, updates the Club on Airport news. Alex Cimochowski 2014-02-10 00:00:00Z 0
Tim Baughman, President Elect, stands in for Bob Jackson recovering from surgery and reminds us to sign up for the spring baseball game. Alex Cimochowski 2014-02-03 00:00:00Z 0
Craig Jackson relates the history of Barrett Jackson and updates the Club on recent events. Alex Cimochowski 2014-02-03 00:00:00Z 0
Brigadier General Michael McGuire briefs the Club on the Arizona Air Force Reserve and other local emergency plans as part of Govenor Brewer's staff. Alex Cimochowski 2014-01-27 00:00:00Z 0
Col. Park Shaw, Brigadier General Michael McGuire and General Seth McKee honor the Club with their presence on Monday, Jan. 27th.. Alex Cimochowski 2014-01-27 00:00:00Z 0
Honora Norton introduces Carrie Heinonen to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2014-01-13 00:00:00Z 0
Carrie Heinonen gives the Club an update on the Musical Instrument Museum. Alex Cimochowski 2014-01-13 00:00:00Z 0
The Club honors members with perfect attendance of 10 years or more. Alex Cimochowski 2014-01-06 00:00:00Z 0
Bob and Kari welcome back previous member Joseph Curtis. Alex Cimochowski 2014-01-06 00:00:00Z 0
Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney discussed the role of a supervisor and the budget details of the 4th largest county in the country. Alex Cimochowski 2014-01-06 00:00:00Z 0
Jeannette Griswald donates some children's gifts to the Salvation Army's Shirley Morelock. Alex Cimochowski 2013-12-16 00:00:00Z 0
President Bob welcomes Santa to our Club luncheon. Alex Cimochowski 2013-12-16 00:00:00Z 0
The Burnett Family does a fabulous job entertaining the Club with bluegrass music. Alex Cimochowski 2013-12-16 00:00:00Z 0
Michael Bidwell gives the Club some insight into the Cardinals football team. Alex Cimochowski 2013-12-09 00:00:00Z 0
Michael Bidwell and Jim Hahn after Jim won the lottery prize of a cardinals football. Alex Cimochowski 2013-12-09 00:00:00Z 0
Pat Rile reminds Club members to take a Salvation Army coin can home. Alex Cimochowski 2013-12-02 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Jeffery Trent, President of TGen, updates the Club on recent medical advances. Alex Cimochowski 2013-12-02 00:00:00Z 0
Jan Gehler hosts a Paul Harris meeting at Scottsdale Community College. Alex Cimochowski 2013-11-18 00:00:00Z 0
Jason Washo presents certificates to outstanding Rotary Clock donors Bob Murray, Kari Baker, and Dom Svorinic. Alex Cimochowski 2013-11-04 00:00:00Z 0
Joe Garagiola Jr. updates the Club on recent baseball events. Alex Cimochowski 2013-11-04 00:00:00Z 0